Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

By Sharon Bernstein and Andrew Hay - Before Salman Rushdie arrived on Friday, the bucolic New York retreat where the author was due to speak had arranged for a law enforcement presence at his...

Salman Rushdie attacked during panel in western New York, report says

Salman Rushdie was attacked at a Chautauqua Institution panel in western New York on Friday. The New York State Police said Rushdie suffered an apparent stab wound to the neck. His condition is...

Reaction to attack on writer Salman Rushdie

By Randi Love - Following are reactions to the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie Friday. Witnesses and police said Rushdie, who was ordered killed by Iran in 1989 because of his writing, was...

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck Friday by a man who rushed the stage...

New York gun bans alarm residents of upstate bear country

By Jonathan Allen VANDERWHACKER MOUNTAIN WILD FOREST, N.Y. - Gunfire has long echoed in New York's Adirondack Mountains. Children blast skeet from the sky after school and parents mingle and...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half...

GOP lawmaker aims to force Dem states to allow fracking

FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., unveiled a bill Wednesday seeking to force states to allow hydraulic fracturing by tying federal funds to the method of fossil fuel extraction. States...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half...

Kansas voters reject anti-abortion state constitutional amendment

- Kansas voters on Tuesday rejected a state constitutional amendment that would have declared there is no right to abortion, NBC News projected, delivering a win to abortion rights advocates in...

California governor declares monkeypox emergency

LOS ANGELES - California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a monkeypox emergency in the most populous U.S. state on Monday in a move aimed at bolstering vaccination efforts to control an outbreak...

Man who posed as DHS agent pleads guilty and vows to cooperate in ongoing probe

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON - A man who posed as a federal law enforcement agent and lavished gifts on members of the U.S. Secret Service pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiracy and other...

White House says Pelosi has a right to visit Taiwan

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has the right to visit Taiwan, the White House said on Monday, adding that China appeared prepared to respond in coming days,...

NY Gov. Hochul declares state emergency over monkeypox

- The governor of the State of New York Kathy Hochul late on Friday declared an emergency in the state over the continued spread of monkeypox. "I am declaring a State Disaster Emergency to...

New York City officials declare monkeypox a public health emergency

In the last two days, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state disaster emergency declaration and the state health department called monkeypox an "imminent threat to public health."

States boost child care money as congressional effort stalls

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Difficulties in finding affordable child care cost Enoshja Ruffin her job three years ago. The mother of six was let go from her position as a counselor for kids with cerebral...

New York: Monkeypox Outbreak Declared Disaster Emergency By Governor Kathy Hochul

The state of New York has had at least 1,383 confirmed monkeypox cases, the most of any state in the U.S.

New York declares state disaster emergency for monkeypox outbreak

Gov. Kathy Hochul declared New York's monkeypox outbreak a disaster emergency, citing spikes in cases.

NY governor declares disaster in state over monkeypox outbreak

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a disaster in the Empire State on Friday amid rising cases of the monkeypox virus. “I, Kathy Hochul, Governor of the State of New York, by virtue of th…

NY Gov. Hochul declares state emergency over monkeypox

- The governor of the State of New York Kathy Hochul late on Friday declared an emergency in the state over the continued spread of monkeypox. "I am declaring a State Disaster Emergency to...

New York governor declares monkeypox a 'disaster emergency'

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul issued an executive order Friday in response to the growing monekypox outbreak in the state and declared it to be a “disaster emergency.”

NY Judge Tosses State Quarantine Camp Law Declaring It Unenforceable

NY Judge Tosses State Quarantine Camp Law Declaring It Unenforceable Authored by Jackson Elliott via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), A New York judge overturned a law that allowed...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half...

One-third of NYC straphangers may not return to subways post-COVID

In a worst-case scenario, ridership by the middle of 2026 may be as low as just 73% of pre-pandemic levels. The MTA would still be in the poorhouse with 80% ridership compared to pre-COVID,...

One-third of NYC straphangers may not return to subways post-COVID

In a worst-case scenario, ridership by the middle of 2026 may be as low as just 73% of pre-pandemic levels. The MTA would still be in the poorhouse with 80% ridership compared to pre-COVID,...

The Election Recap: July 25, 2022

Welcome back to The Election Recap, your weekly, one-stop shop for the last seven days of midterms news. Let's get into it: And the winner is... Perhaps the biggest midterms story of the last week...

Man attacks New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rep. Lee Zeldin at campaign event

The man charged a stage at a VFW in Fairport, where Zeldin had been speaking. Audience members disarmed the man, identified as David Jakubonis, and put him in zip-ties that were pulled from...

Zeldin and Hochul exchange blows as race for NY governor heats up

Democratic New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and Republican challenger Rep. Lee Zeldin exchanged blows Thursday as both candidates highlighted their general election attacks ahead of the Nov. 8 vote. &#82…

Zeldin spotlights push to fire NYC District Attorney Alvin Bragg in his first general election ad

GOP gubernatorial nominee Rep. Lee Zeldin, in his first general election ad, vows to fire New York City District Attorney Alvin Bragg if he defeats Democratic Gov. Gov. Kathy Hochul.

What to Know About Penn Station’s $7 Billion Redevelopment Plan

The plan calls for constructing 10 towers around the facility and providing an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to developers. New York State officials on Thursday are expected to approve a...

Looming court pick a 'pivotal moment' for Hochul to reshape New York judiciary

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said she would resign next month, giving Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul and the Democratic-led state Senate the opportunity to pick a new judge.

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